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Over/Under: ‘The Omen’ vs. ‘The Good Son’

18 October 2011 10:16 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

When people are talking about the best horror movies of all time, they often use the term “horror classic.” I’m not exactly sure how that’s different from a movie that’s just a “classic,” but I think it’s somehow implying that movies where people get decapitated aren’t as good as serious dramas. I often hear the 1976 version of The Omen referred to as a “horror classic,” so I guess what that means is that it’s really good for a movie where people get decapitated. In 1993 a couple of superstar little kids named Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin starred in a movie called The Good Son. It’s never been called either a “classic” or a “horror classic,” but that might be because nobody gets decapitated in it. What do they have in common? Much of the drama in these movies comes from the fact that they feature creepy little kids who seem »

- Nathan Adams

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